Better Straps for Now IPO? - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums is the premier Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-20-2014, 04:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 26
Default Better Straps for Now IPO?

So I picked up a pair of last years IPOs last season and have been riding them this season on my main board. I thought I liked them, but this week I went back to my old bindings and I realize that I didn't just like the IPOs- I love them!

Problem is my old bindings (Ride) had awesome Cap Straps and Ankle straps and the IPOs feel like they are a bit of a let down in that area. First, the ladder side always catches and now seems to be stripping. The caps aren't great on my toes either.

Are this years straps a big step up? Can you buy them separately? I saw that I could maybe make a warranty claim on the site, but I don't have the receipt and I'm not sure this is actually a warranty issue. Are there any straps that are interchangeable with the IPOs that are better?

Thanks for any help!
Conrad Hart is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 08-24-2014, 08:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: WA
Posts: 741

I put my Cartel toe straps on mine. Huge improvement.
jtg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-24-2014, 08:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
Veteran Member
Steezus Christ's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 545

in my opinion, burtons cap/toe strap is the most comfortable. i frankenbinding a lot of mine with burton caps. either that or the union toe straps from 10/11
Steezus Christ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-24-2014, 09:44 PM   #4 (permalink)
Veteran Member
ridinbend's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Bend
Posts: 2,888

I love ride toe caps. I have them on my voile splitboard bindings. If you like ride, get a set of toe caps from their site.
ridinbend is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2014, 01:11 AM   #5 (permalink)
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 191

anyone know if last year's Genesis straps (helical ladder) would fit on last year's NOW (13/14) ?

i'm interested in the NOW but am unsure about the straps. that and the Genesis straps are the shiznizums
ju87 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2014, 02:21 AM   #6 (permalink)
binarypie's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Kirkwood, Lake Tahoe, CA
Posts: 660

I put switchback straps on my IPOs (both sets for sale while i go splitboard crazy). Check out my forsale thread for photos. They work great.
I am a Vermonter living in California showing the locals how to keep it real!
Originally Posted by NY Times
In Vermont authenticity is all, they do not try to keep it real, they are real.
binarypie is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:26 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums